Our History



    Fearnside Family Services Center is named after Mary 'BeBe' Fearnside, a former Alachua County Head Start director who worked tirelessly to provide comprehensive services to the familes of Alachua County Public Schools.  Today, Fearnside Family Services provides programs that include HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters), The Parent Academy, Parent Emissary, Voluntary Preshool (VPK), WIC, and an Alachua County Health Department clinic.


    For Head Start information contact Episcopal Children's Services: 800-745-4836